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Sturgeon Stampede

The 27th annual Sturgeon Stampede will kick off Friday Feb 12 at noon with snowkiting and sailing until dark off the shores of Roosevelt Park. Friday afternoon the Winnebago Association of Kiteboarders (WAK) will be sponsoring LIVE music from 5pm to 10pm just off the shores of Sunset Grill and Bar, featuring the Josh

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Photo Galleries from Summer and Fall

Check out some of the action shots taken this summer and fall of local kiters riding the shores of Winnebago.

Summer Gallery

 

Fall Gallery

 

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Winnebago Lake Crossing

WAK members Kevin, Ben, and Dan geared up and kited across Lake Winnebago on October 27. The 28 mile crossing took the boys roughly 3 hours starting from Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac, and finishing at Waverly Beach in Menasha. Winds were out of the East at 18 gusting to 30 and the guys

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WAK Member’s Video Kite Shoot

A group of WAK Kiters helped the Fond du Lac Area Visitors and Convention Bureau with a video shoot on Wed August 19 off Deadwood Point. Jeff, Mark, Kevin, Ben, Scott, Jason, and Dan were more than happy to throw down some moves and slash some waves for the two videographers hired by the CVB.

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DeadWood Memorial Day Kick-Off

A great time was had on Monday May 24, “Memorial Day” In Memory of the pioneers of wind sports, WAK members gathered at one of our favorite Winnebago launches, “DeadWood Point”. The day brought morning rains that lead to sunny skies and BIG winds. It was a great South wind around 25 gusting to

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WISSA VILLAGE 2015

Check out WISSA Village captured by Casey with his drone.

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Welcome to the WISSA 2015 Race Site

The WISSA 2015 race site has been selected, and is being developed, improved and most importantly, TESTED ! Last weekend a few of the local kiters and sailors made the best of 12-15mph SW winds and tested the conditions at the selected site for the 2015 World Championships. The ice is firm and smooth on

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Lake Winnebago Conditions

The mighty Lake Winnebago has already seen several changes in its conditions since its first freeze in mid November. It was a worrisome time in Mid December when temperatures were in the mid 40′s and open water was appearing everywhere…. except at the WISSA/Stampede site. The ice in the South East corner of the lake

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Sturgeon Stampede Update

Only 60 days until we celebrate the 26th annual Sturgeon Stampede. This year has the vibe of becoming an epic year. Not only are we hosting the 35th annual World Ice and Snow Sailing Championships, but we have extended the Stampede to 4 days and added some new events including a kite fly-in, “Spear

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